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Over the Edge of Waikiki

Over the Edge: Saturday, November 2, 2013

You can't check off a bucket list sitting in an office.

Conquer your fears for a good cause and rappel 31 stories from the roof of the Sheraton Waikiki in support of our local Special Olympics athletes!

Better yet, form a team and SHARE THE DARE with your spouse, family member, friend, or co-worker.

Not only will you enjoy spectacular views of Waikiki Beach, but you'll be supporting an important cause - the athletes of Special Olympics Hawai'i!

Last minute sign-ups can still rappel and get an optional two week extension to the fundraising deadline by filling out the Credit Card Extension Form. This will allow you to secure your rappel spot and continue to raise funds until Nov. 18 - at which time your credit card will be charged the difference up to $1,000. This is strictly optional and not required to rappel if you have raised the minimum $1,000 fundraising goal by event day, Nov. 2.

Space is limited, so
register online today!

Its as easy as ...

1) Register
Register Online and set up your Firstgiving fundraising page. 

2) Raise Funds
Use your online fundraising page or collect cash and checks from your network of friends, family and co-workers.

Download our Rappeller Toolkit containing valuable tips for successful fundraising.

3) Secure Your Rappel Spot

Once you reach the $1,000 minimum fundraising goal, you will be guaranteed a rappel spot and we will contact you to secure a rappel time.

Or you can secure your rappel spot and have two additional weeks to fundraise by filling out the Credit Card Extension Form. This is strictly optional, but will automatically secure your rappel spot by allowing Special Olympics Hawai'i to charge your credit card for the difference that you are unable to raise up to the $1,000 minimum on November 18, 2013.  

4) Earn Incentives!

Rappellers who raise above and beyond the $1,000 minimum are eligible for some great incentive prizes.

$1,500 raised – $50 gift certificate to the Sheraton Waikiki for use at the hotel or any of its bars and restaurants. 

$2,000 raised – Complimentary one-night stay at the Sheraton Waikiki for November 2, 2013 only (subject to room availability at the Sheraton)

5) Go Over the Edge!
This is a big building . . . the largest structure in Waikiki, that is. A rappel of 317 feet is huge by anyone’s standards. This rappel is something rock climbers, mountaineers, and fire fighters salivate over. It is definitely an extreme event and probably a once in a lifetime experience.


Why raise $1,000?

Special Olympics Hawai‘i’s programming costs approximately $1,000 per athlete annually. That's three seasons of year-round sports training and competition.

All of it is provided at no cost to our
athletes and their families

Your participation in Over the Edge of
Waikiki will one more intellectually disabled athlete in Hawai‘i to experience the joy of sports.


Join Team Extreme!

Sign up to go Over the Edge with at team of at least three team members (friends, family members, co-workers, anyone!) and enjoy these exclusive offers:

  • Reduced registration deposit of $25 (instead of $100) for you and your team members
  • Over the Edge “Team Extreme” T-shirt customized with your team name
  • Photo of your team taken from the roof or at the drop zone
  • Concurrent rappel times allows three team members to go Over the Edge at once
  • Combined fundraising allows members to combine their fundraising totals to allow one member of the team to rappel for each $1,000 raised.


Limited to the first 25 team leaders to sign up here!

Download the Team Extreme Poster here

What better way to show your boss that you love them?

Raise funds as a team to support the athletes of Special Olympics Hawaii and toss your boss off a 31 story building!

Gather your coworkers by sending an internal e-mail, schedule an “important meeting”, or plan a pau-hana get-together and get everyone on board.

Your fearless leader may not seem so fearless when it comes to dangling over the side of a 317 foot high roof.  Start a petition and generate excitement in the office so that your boss can’t say no!

Download our Toss Your Boss flier for your office fridge!

Register Online
to get started today!



Minimum Requirements
Raise at least $1,000 by November 2, 2013*
$50 deposit at sign-up, $25 for Team Extreme Members
Be at least 18 years of age on event day
Weigh less than 300 lbs.

*Funds raised by an individual short of the minimum goal will not be refunded unless requested by the individual donor

**Your deposit may be counted towards your $1,000 minimum goal or may be refundable at your request if you raise $1,100


Participants will receive:
Eligibility for great prizes
Photo of you rappelling
Bragging rights for going OVER THE EDGE OF WAIKIKI for a great cause!

Rappeller Toolkit
Downloadable Registration Form
Credit Card Extension Form
Toss Your Boss Poster
Team Extreme Poster

For more information, contact: Kyle Karioka
Special Olympics Hawaii
(808) 695-3533
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will allow Special Olympics Hawai'i to charge your credit card for the difference that you are unable to raise up to the $1,000 minimum on November 26, 2012 and is strictly optional.
Filling out the form will also secure your rappel spot if you have not yet met the minimum fundraising level.


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